Small Chinese decorative plate in very good condition.
Decorative Chinese plates are a testament to China’s rich cultural heritage, originating around 16th century BC. Initially utilitarian, they evolved into intricate works of art during the Tang and Song Dynasties. Crafted from unique porcelain blends, the plates undergo glazing, firing, and meticulous decoration. Symbolic motifs like dragons, phoenixes, and floral patterns convey deep cultural meanings. Different regions in China have distinct plate-making styles, such as blue-and-white porcelain in Jingdezhen. Modern adaptations continue to push artistic boundaries. Collectors should research, verify authenticity, and handle plates with care. These plates are not only artistic creations but also windows into China’s history, culture, and craftsmanship. They offer a timeless beauty that deserves preservation and celebration. This plate is a more modern creation.
Mersey Repurposing operates from New Brighton near Liverpool. We ship all orders from this address.
Looking for a gift to show you’ve thought outside the box? MR has a range of individually designed gifts to show how unique your loved one is. Examples of our personalised gifts can be seen throughout our store. They range from antique phones and clocks brought back into modern day-to-day use to stunning pottery and glassware with a secondary and less ornamental purpose. We also have a collection of classic books, re-packaged with an information pack, making the reading that much more meaningful. For truly bespoke gifts, please view our antiques catalogue and email us with your idea. With your input, we can price it up and give you a timescale.
Due to the nature of our store, a great deal of research has gone into every item as we do not want to damage or change pieces that have historical significance in their current state. Therefore if any of our pieces are listed incorrectly, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Because we are a small, family-run business, at the moment our projects are relatively small scale and we cannot cater to extremely large custom orders. However, we pride ourselves on our finished products’ quality therefore will not sell objects in any other condition than advertised.
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